Were settling in for a long string of cold days, so time to catch up on those indoor jobs. So today, i’m turning a couple packages of home raised grass finished frozen oxtail into delicious and versatile food. After unwrapping and placing the thawed beef oxtail pieces in a large pot, cover with water, bring to a boil, then simmer for 3-4 hours. When tender, let cool then pull off the meat pieces. The bones and extra fat i feed to our laying hens. Chickens are omnivores, so it’s not a bad thing, but i never feed chicken back to chicken. Chicken bones are fed to the dog.
Ideas for the meat: baleadas, quesadillas, roast beef salad, roast beef sandwich (using broth to make gravy), barbecued pulled beef, beef topping for fresh salad, or make vegetable beef soup with the broth or just plain broth if you or a loved one is under the weather.
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